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Subject: Re: sensory and sensibility
>It implies that we have abstracted certain qualities about an object,
>and have an internal representation of such. Seems like it might be
Wasn't platon already thinking about this? I can remember the
example of the horses being all different from each other but we
can all identify them as horses.
Yes, Plato did discuss this in The Republic when he was arguing about
representation of Ideal forms and their worldly couterparts.
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